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Master of Teaching (Secondary) Western Sydney University - WSU

4.0 out of 5 from 12 reviews
Ranked #23 in our University Rankings
Masters Degree
Sydney
2 Years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is an accredited professional teaching qualification for students possessing an appropriate bachelor’s degree. It prepares graduates for careers in secondary school settings and other educational fields in NSW, other Australian states and internationally. The degree provides a professional qualification in secondary education, and is taught on campus and in schools, through innovative blended teaching and learning approaches. Graduates meet the Australian Professional Standards for Graduate Teachers, required for registration with the NSW Education Standards Authority. There are two exit points: the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) and Master of Educational Studies for students not seeking a professional teaching qualification. The Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) is a Professional Development qualification for currently accredited teachers.
Careers

Secondary school teacher, School principal, Curriculum designer, Training and development



Ratings

Average ratings for Master of Teaching (Secondary) Western Sydney University - WSU based on 12 reviews
Rating
4.0
Job prospects
4.33
Teachers
4.17
Course work
4.42
Time worthy
4.17
Money Worthy
4.17



Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Positive aspects of the course would include that it was relevant, provided ample employment pathways upon completion, and the lecturers/tutors were amazing!

Negatives: Negative aspects would include not enough units relative to employment with the Department of Education i.e. the process of seeking accreditatio...

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March 2018
Year completed 2018

The course material is good and the lecturers are good

The only negative is that for curriculum units I thing we need more practical material related to our teaching areas

My advice to future students is: Seek more advice from old teachers in their teaching areas

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March 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive: Highly structured curriculums and qualified tutors and lecturers. Content is relevant and appropriately challenging. Negative: very unorganised with timetabling

My advice to future students is: Get things done earlier

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March 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive: lots of professional practice and inclusive educational tips

Negative: some Secondary Curriculum units overlap with each other

My advice to future students is: Enjoy what you learn while you’re at uni and focus on assignments when you’re at home

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March 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive: meet many like minded individuals through this course.

Negative: the staff are not very friendly and the course is not well managed/implemented

My advice to future students is: Start assignments asap and get ready to figure out everything yourself!

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March 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: Relevant to future career, opportunities for practical experiences, meeting like minded people, supportive and inspiring teachers.

Negatives: can be stressful due to demanding deadlines.

My advice to future students is: Be brave, work hard, follow your instincts and enjoy your studies.

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March 2018
Year completed 2019

Positive:
- excellent resources provided
- lectures and tutorials are very helpful

Negative:
- communication about key changes are sometimes not passed on

My advice to future students is: Know what you want to achieve from the degree and ensure you take the correct steps to get there

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March 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive - The help from the university staff is AMAZING. The course coordinator is so helpful. Any question asked, would be answered in within 24 hours which I think is really important especially for a postgraduate course.

Negative- The tutors do not have consistency with their teaching methods which can be a little diff...

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives are that the teachers employed and the information is the latest in the field, and the people in the course at least when I was there were really supportive which was excellent. The course is fairly well structured, although the accelerated mode is quite hard. The negatives are that there are not great options for s...

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives is that the teaching and resources are the latest in the field which is great. Unfortunately, there is some issues with organisation with some of the subjects being rather confusing. In particular are the practicals, as these are not confirmed until right before placement which is not very helpful for people that wo...

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